The Autistic Advocacy Coalition of Canada (AACC) is a collective of autistic-led advocacy organizations, Autistics United (AU) Canada, Autistics for Autistics (A4A), and London Autistics Standing Together (LAST). We represent diverse autistic youth and adults across the country. We fight for human rights and disability justice on issues of education, employment, health care, violence, segregation, accessibility, self-determination, and autistic well-being.
This Giving Tuesday, we are fundraising for two projects:
1. To build and maintain an AACC website, where we can put our MP Action Kits for members; information sheets; press releases; human rights reports; Calls to Action and more.
2. To print materials to present to Members of Parliament and other organizations on our Campaign for Inclusion, to get autistic-led groups included in ALL federal policy discussions about the policies that affect our lives.
These projects need to happen now– because the federal government has been showing signs of support for the proposed National Autism Strategy (NAS), an Autism Speaks-backed policy package that would harm our community. We need a major shift on autism policy and it can only happen with strong, united advocacy groups fighting for it. (Read our Statement)
Thank you for your support, via your donation or any other ways that you show support. We appreciate it!